Ivan Doktorov passed away

March 17 2021

The European SAMBO Federation regrets to announce that at the age of 70, the honored master of sports of Bulgaria, multiple medalist of the World and European Championships, the world champion among veterans Ivan Doktorov has died.

Many Bulgarian sambists grew up under the supervision and with the help of Ivan Doktorov. With his honesty, detachment and openness, he was an example of decency and value.

The European Sambo Federation expresses its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ivan Doktorov! The bright memory of him will remain in our hearts!